The aim of this interterritorial cooperation project is to mobilise and engage local communities in preserving the natural resources and biodiversity in their local area.
Projects & Practice
The aim of the project was to secure a supply of quality regional products in shops in small villages in the SPESSART LEADER area, and by so doing to develop shops’ regional products offer and enhance their long-term sustainability.
The project aimed to develop a cargo bike delivery service in the town of Burgsteinfurt that would benefit local people, local retailers and the environment. The service enjoyed ever-increasing demand over the project period with the participation of 15 retailers.
A dairy cooperative used LEADER support to set up a biorefinery plant for recovering energy from whey.
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
An initiative to sensitise companies in the Northern Eifel region to the problem of management succession at an early stage.
A project to enhance the facilities on a geological site, enable new visitor-based activities and attract more visitors who will spend more time in the area.
The GrowBiz approach to enterprise support is based on building long-term relationships with businesses and encouraging them to connect, collaborate, share and network with other enterprises in their local community and further afield.
A LEADER project that aims to educate and support the local population, especially young people, to improve the biodiversity in the villages of the area.